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15 Surprisingly Healthy Foods

15 Surprisingly Healthy Foods

A healthy diet doesn’t have to be boring. 1/15 Pasta A healthy diet doesn’t have to be boring. Some foods that may seem like guilty pleasures can be good for you. What matters is how you prepare them and how often they’re on your table. Take pasta: It’s low in fat and salt and keeps …

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Lifting Weights Can Cut Your Cancer Risk by 25%

As if the bone-building, heart-strengthening, and hill-powering effects of pumping iron weren’t enough to make you cross-train. Older adults who lift weights are about 25 percent less likely to develop colon cancer than those who don’t pump iron, a new study published in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercisefinds. These new findings join previous research …

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Fat-Fighting Foods

Greek Yogurt Greek yogurt has almost twice as much protein as other yogurts. It takes longer to leave your stomach, keeping you satisfied longer. Plus, you burn more calories digesting protein than carbs. Choose nonfat, low-fat, and low-sugar types. 2/27 Quinoa Quinoa (pronounced keen-wa) is a nutritional all-star that belongs in your weight loss plan. …

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Bad Heart Habits

1/9 1. You Bank on Your Workout Do you exercise? That’s great. But if you sit down for most of the rest of your day, that’s a problem. You need to be active all day long. Little bursts count. If you have a desk job, take a short walk every hour to boost your circulation, …

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Trim, Tone, and Lose Weight and Inches from your Belly and Body

Trim, Tone, and Lose Weight & Inches from your Belly & Body – Is your Belly Size Hurting your Health? 1/11 Your waist size can be an indicator of your overall health Women with waists larger than 35 inches and men with waists bigger than 40 inches tend to have a higher overall risk to …

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Long Life in Pictures: Tips on Sleep, Diet, and More

Friends are a surprisingly strong influence on how long you live — for better or worse. WebMD’s slideshow explains this and other secrets of longevity. Protect Your DNA As you age, the ends of your chromosomes become shorter. This makes you more likely to get sick. But lifestyle changes can boost an enzyme that makes …

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